William H. Bowen School of Law
Professor of Law
Professor Theresa Beiner is a professor of law and an associate dean for academic affairs. Her peers describe Beiner as a “prolific and generous writer,” and she has written extensively on anti-discrimination laws, employment discrimination, and women and minorities in the legal profession and the judiciary.
Professor Beiner is an interdisciplinary scholar who seeks to bring social science research and historical data together to form her analysis of the status of the law. One of her current projects is a Civil Procedure textbook that will be included in a “Context and Practice” series of texts. She and her co-authors have written 15 chapters of problems and exercises to provide the reader an overview of civil procedure. This innovative textbook provides students with cases and policies as well as opportunities to analyze civil procedure concepts and application through practical exercises.
Professor Beiner’s articles and books have also been cited by academics, courts, and in the mainstream press. Her posted articles on the Social Science Research Network have been viewed over 2,500 times and downloaded 245 times. Professor Biener’s work has been used by Boston College, the Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy, the Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, and the Yale Journal of Law and Feminism.
Professor Theresa Biener has a B.A from the University of Virginia and a J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law.